Usage examples for ordering

  1. I was on the point of ordering my carriage, to go to the doctor myself, and insist on knowing what the attraction is that takes my daughter to his house, when I heard your voice in the hall. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  2. My father is mightily pleased with my ordering of my house. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. Once she fancied herself in a quiet home; living there, perhaps, in that very house, and being pleased with her ordering and care- taking. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  4. The alarm proved to be a false one, but Henry lost no time in ordering his battle. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  5. Hortense, who for some time had been on the move ordering supper, and was now clearing the little table of some books, etc. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  6. We were just ordering dinner. – Read-Aloud Plays by Horace Holley
  7. But both Peregrine and Phipson felt that he would attempt no more violence, and, ordering the Chinaman to stand back, helped him to rise, which he did slowly, and then glared round him with his restless, fiery eyes. – A Galahad of the Creeks; The Widow Lamport by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  8. The idea of Arline Hawley ordering me about like a child! – Lonesome Land by B. M. Bower
  9. He looks like a person capable of doing or ordering all the strange things I've read of him in the papers." – The British Barbarians by Grant Allen
  10. What was it, sir, that you did to provoke Cosetta into ordering his fellows to fire? – Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz by H. Irving Hancock
  11. We had scarcely halted two hours, when my father's voice was heard, ordering the men to prepare for moving on. – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. Act anent ordering of the Assembly House. – The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland by Church of Scotland. General Assembly
  13. He wanted no more courage for that than in ordering the king's favourite to come out of the carriage. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. Belowstairs Mrs. Claybourne was repeatedly ordering me to come down. – I Walked in Arden by Jack Crawford
  15. We'll imagine this is Delmonico's and we'll all take turns ordering the best things to eat that we can think of. – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  16. He was practically ordering me to do it. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  17. Are you ordering clothes for him to wear on his arrival? – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  18. I now look upon this cure as permanent, and wonderful, as I was past the middle of life and suffered torture from other trusses before ordering the Cluthe Truss. – Cluthe's Advice to the Ruptured by Chas. Cluthe & Sons
  19. I shall begin by ordering my winter mantle at once. – Littlebourne Lock by F. Bayford Harrison
  20. He was a soldier of conviction, and was nearly torn in pieces by the mob at Chester, " for ordering a drum to be beat for the parliament." – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker